18th July 2018
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Posts tagged with youth music

Shhhh! Keep quiet for disco night

Shhhh! Keep quiet for disco night

The unusual concept of a Silent Disco, which has become extremely popular on the mainland and has even featured at T in the Park and Glastonbury; is coming to Shetland.The event is being organised by the Shetland Young Promoters Group (SYPG) in partnership with the SIC environmental health depar... Read more...

Musicians chosen for folk project

Musicians chosen for folk project

Shetland Folk Festival Society has selected four young musicians to participate in a trans-Nordic educational project during this year’s festival. The project is bringing together 20 students and five tutors from Finland, Sweden, Norway, Den­mark and Shetland for a week-long exchange of folk m... Read more...

Young promoters hold fund-raiser

Young promoters hold fund-raiser

Shetland Young Promoter’s Group (SYPG) will hold a fund-raising variety night in the South Nesting Public Hall on Saturday 11th of April.The event will allow the SYPG to further the work of promoting young musicians and bands and giving the youth of Shetland greater access to well produced mu... Read more...

World-class musicians

World-class musicians

This year’s Shetland Schools Music Festival has been hailed as an “enthralling and entertaining glimpse” into the vast amount of musical talent and ability in schools across the isles.The week-long festival drew to a conclusion on Friday evening in the Town Hall after 260 entrants had perf... Read more...

Youth band sessions planned

Youth band sessions planned

Shetland Arts, in conjunction with Shetland Youth Services, is to hold a series of free Saturday afternoon youth band workshops aimed at young people from primary seven and up. The workshops will be held in youth clubs in Sandwick, Mid Yell, Lerwick and Walls.The first event will take place on 2... Read more...

Young bands promoted

Young bands promoted

Shetland Young Promoters Group will hold their first event, an over 12s alcohol free gig, in the Aith Hall on Friday 20th February between 7 and 11pm.Dubbed Rock vs Rave, the night will feature performances by local bands The Revellers, Pets in Jars and Happy Hour, together with DJs Nadia and Murr... Read more...